Subject: Re: Xinerama support?
To: Rob Hoopman <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/26/2002 19:07:01
On Fri, 26 Jul 2002 20:54:18 +0200
Rob Hoopman <> wrote:

> I probably wasn't very clear in my previous mail, I've got two monitors 
> working fine on my machine.
> 1600x1200 + 800x600
> The problem is application (wm) support for xinerama, all wms I tried 
> are placing windows on the outside the viewport area of the smaller 
> monitor essentially treating my desktop as one big square desktop and 
> are  maximizing windows across both monitor.
> I think a wm that claims to be xinerama-aware would avoid doing these 
> things, but so far I'm having no luck.

Hmm... it seems it's not getting xinerama then. Have you configured screen
layout properly?

    Screen "Screen 1"
    Screen "Screen 2" LeftOf "Screen 1"

I use fvwm2 and it works perfectly, treating each screen independantly.


HispaBSD admin -
Julio Merino <>